British bank Standard Chartered is replacing the BlackBerry, currently its standard corporate communications device, with the iPhone, "a move that could eventually result in thousands of bankers switching to the Apple device for business communication on the go," reports "Reuters" (http://macosg.me/2/9p).
"It's a group-wide initiative involving wholesale and consumer banks globally," a Singapore-based spokeswoman for Standard Chartered, told "Reuters." The spokeswoman declined to be identified due to company policy.
The process of migrating corporate email services from the BlackBerry to the iPhone started about a month ago, the spokeswoman said. However, "Reuters" said the woman didn't know how many of the Asia-focused bank's 75,000 employees used company-issued BlackBerries or when the switchover could be completed.| Read more »